His Holiness arrived at Orikkai yesterday evening. Tomorrow the Chaturmasya Vrata will commence with Vyasa Puja. His Holiness will observe Chaturmasya Vrata (24/7/2021- 20/9/2021) here at Mahaswami Shatabdi Manimandapam, Orikkai.
The village in outskirts of Kanchipuram (5kms from Kanchi Math) right on the banks of river Palar. Previously, it was in 1988 when Chaturmasya Vrata was observed by Kanchi Acharyas- Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswati Swamigal, Sri Jayendra Saraswati Swamigal & Sri Sankara Vijayendra Saraswati Swamigal.
Also the first Chaturmasya of Sri Jayendra Saraswati Swamigal along with Kanchi Mahaswami in 1954 was in Orikkai village.